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The Polish surname Jackwisz is of patronymic origin, that is, the name was created from the first name of the original bearer's father. In this instance, the surname is derived from the Polish name Jacek, which is the equivalent of the English Jack.

Jackwisz Early Origins



The surname Jackwisz was first found in Wielkopolska, or "Great Poland," the historical region that incorporates today's districts of Kalisz, Poznan, Leszno and Konin. In their later history the name became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential family.

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Jackwisz Spelling Variations


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Jackwisz Spelling Variations



Spelling variations of this family name include: Jackowicz, Jakowski, Jackiewicz, Jackowiak and many more.

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Jackwisz Early History


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Jackwisz Early History



This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Jackwisz research. Another 221 words (16 lines of text) covering the years 150 and 1500 are included under the topic Early Jackwisz History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Jackwisz Early Notables (pre 1700)


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Jackwisz Early Notables (pre 1700)



More information is included under the topic Early Jackwisz Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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The Great Migration


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The Great Migration



Some of the first settlers of this family name or some of its variants were: Michael Jackowitz, who came to Maryland some time between the years 1900 and 1910; Anna Jackowska, who arrived in Baltimore in 1909 aboard the "SS Hannover".

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See Also


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Citations


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Citations



    Other References

    1. Stupnicki, H. Herbarz Polski Polish Armorial, 2 Volumes. London: Figaro Press, 1963. Print.
    2. Jones, Henry Z. Palatine Families of New York 2 Volumes. Rockland, ME: Picton Press, 2001. Print. (ISBN 978-0961388829).
    3. Beider, Alexander. A Dictionary of Jewish Surnames from the Kingdom of Poland. Teaneck, New Jersey: Avotaynu, 1996. Print. (ISBN 0-9626373-9-4).
    4. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    5. Holskins, Janina. Polish Genealogy and Heraldry An Introduction to Research. Washington: Library of Congress, 1987. Print.
    6. Strassburger, Ralph B. Pennsylvania German Pioneers The Original Lists of Arrivals in the Port of Philadelphia 3 Volumes. Baltimore: Picton Press, 1992. Print. (ISBN 978-0929539980).
    7. White, Davis, and S. Jeanne. People of Polonia: The 1910 Census ward Two--Baltimore City Maryland, Part1. Baltimore, MD: Historyk Press, 1994. Print.
    8. Bolton, Charles Knowles. Bolton's American Armory. Baltimore: Heraldic Book Co., 1964. Print.
    9. Rietstap, Johannes Baptist. Armorial Général. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    10. Robb H. Amanda and Andrew Chesler. Encyclopedia of American Family Names. New York: Harper Collins, 1995. Print. (ISBN 0-06-270075-8).
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    The Jackwisz Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Jackwisz Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.

    This page was last modified on 6 February 2014 at 09:16.

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